Ophelia weakens, pulls away from Central Va.
UPDATE: Sunday AM Storm summary
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Ophelia is gone from Central VA.
Rainfall totals ranged from 3 to 6 inches across central Virginia for the entire storm.
6:00pm FRIDAY, 9/22, Rain starts
6:00am SUNDAY, 9/24 Rain stops
Rain was non-stop, with at least 0.01″ recorded every hour from Friday 6pm through 6:00am Sunday Morning.
Friday rain total: 0.31″
Saturday rain: 2.76″ (daily record for 9/22)
Sunday rain 0.10″
Total Storm total: 317″ at RIC
NWS issued a flash flood warning for the area at 4:19pm, which stayed active until 10:15pm. Numerous reports of high water reported throughout the Richmond Area.
Ophelia was downgraded from a Tropical Storm to a Tropical Depression as it approached Richmond.
Peak wind (2 minute average) for the storm was 29mph, Peak gust was 39mph
Sunday Forecast: A few early lingering showers are possible. Most of the day will be dry, breezy and mostly cloudy. Westerly winds 5-10 mph with 15 mph gusts.
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